Reporting to the Director of Research and Programs, the selected Case Manager will work within the mandate of Women’s Health in Women’s Hands (WHIWH) Community Health Centre, which is to provide primary health care to Black Women and Women of Colour from the Caribbean, African, Latin American and South Asian communities in Metropolitan Toronto and surrounding municipalities. You will work from an inclusive feminist, pro-choice, anti-racist, anti-oppression, and multilingual participatory framework in addressing the issue of access to healthcare for WHIWH’s mandated priority populations encompassing all the determinants of health caused by gender, gender identity, race, class, violence, sexual orientation, religion, culture, language, disability, immigration status and socio-economic circumstances.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
- Provide knowledge, skills and support to empower families to advocate on behalf of Black students and families within the school systems/processes. (e.g. participate in educational decisions and processes such as family/teacher meetings and understand their rights under the relevant policies and practices of the Education Act).
- Provide information sessions to help build awareness of Anti-Black Racism and its impact on Black families, students and their life success.
- Engage in diverse modes of outreach within African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) communities in the Greater Toronto Area to reach youth experiencing barriers in the education system.
- Conduct Intake and Needs Assessments and Provide referrals to programs and services
- Collaborate with community partners, participants and schools, SFAs will help to amplify the voices and experiences of Black students and families to activate changes in education systems.
- Establish Advisory Committee, partnerships / formalize relationships, and organize program coordination.
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To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter with subject line: “SFA Case Manager” to Samentia@whiwh.com Fax: 647-724-3451